2020-2021 Midwinter Series on the Olympic Circle

NOTICE OF RACE 2020-2021 MIDWINTER SERIES ON THE OLYMPIC CIRCLE SPONSORED BY BERKELEY YACHT CLUB RACE

DATES: NOV. 14/15, ‘20 DEC. 12/13, ‘20 JAN. 9/10, ‘21 FEB. 13/14, ‘21 CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS-WINNERS RACE: FEB. 28, 2021

1.0 RULES AND SERIES: 1.1 The regatta will be governed by the Racing Rules of Sailing, the prescriptions of USSailing, the Rules or decisions of each class concerned, and by the Sailing Instructions and any amendments thereto. 1.2 There will be two, independent series – Saturday’s and Sunday’s. There will be no throw-outs. 1.3 The race will be sailed in compliance with the City of Berkeley Health Orders. Subsequent Health Orders related to Covid-19 may result in revisions to the Sailing Instructions. The latest order can be found at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/covid19-health-orders/#health-order-2020-15. 2.0 ELIGIBILITY AND DIVSIONS: 2.1 All monohulls that meet NCPHRF minimum requirements are invited to participate. 2.2 For each series, a minimum of 5 yachts and a consensus among them regarding applicable One-design class rules are needed to form a One-design division. 2.3 Short-handed divisions (single or double handed) will be available. 2.4 Non one-design yachts will be assigned to an appropriate PHRF division. In order to be scored under PHRF, each yacht must have a current Northern California PHRF certificate on file in the YRA office. PHRF applications are available from YRA – www.yra.org or (415) 771-9500. 2.5

The fleets will be divided into divisions based on entries received by November 9, 2020. 3.0 ENTRIES: 3.1 Entry fees: Saturday series, $110, Sunday series, $110 or both series $200. Single race only, $ 35. 3.2 Eligible boats may enter electronically through the Berkeley Yacht Club portal on Jibeset.net at https://www.jibeset.net/BYC000.php?RG=T00442677